Set Designer Resume Examples

set designer

  • Seek influences from other art forms such as theatre, the visual arts, and architecture.
  • Design sets, lighting, costumes, and other artistic elements of productions, in collaboration with cast members.
  • Develop set designs based on evaluation of scripts, budgets, research information, and available locations.
  • Estimate set- or exhibit-related costs including materials, construction, and rental of props or locations.
  • Direct and coordinate construction, erection, or decoration activities in order to ensure that sets or exhibits meet design, budget, and schedule requirements.
  • Read scripts in order to determine location, set, and design requirements.
  • Submit plans for approval, and adapt plans to serve intended purposes, or to conform to budget or fabrication restrictions.

set designer

  • Supervise assistants’ work throughout the design process. 
  • Prop management. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee logistics. 
  • Collaborate with those in charge of lighting and sound so that those production aspects can be coordinated with set designs or exhibit layouts.

set designer

  • Attend rehearsals and production meetings in order to obtain and share information related to sets.